Mobile Incident Command Vehicle
The Mobile Incident Command Vehicle (MICV), purchased with Homeland
Security Funds, is designed and purchased for multi-agency use
within the Yuba County Operational Area, which includes the
incorporated and unincorporated areas of Yuba County. The 33.5 ft
MICV with a 20KW generator, on board lavatory and galley is completely
self contained. It's equipped for a variety of uses,
which include, but are not limited to, a mobile command post, a
communications/dispatch center and as a secondary Emergency
Operations Center. The MICV is deployed for use throughout the County as needed,
it's primary use is to serve the citizens of Yuba County in the event of
an emergency. It is also utilized for training and demonstration purposes.
state of the art equipment includes a two-tier satellite system which allows the
vehicle to receive internet, television, satellite telephone and
helps to supplement the tellular telephone system in the
vehicle. The MICV also contains a portable radio interoperability
solution, allowing radios on different frequencies to communicate with one another during an incident, when other lines of
communication have failed.
command area is located in the center of the vehicle and has five
work stations, each containing a laptop computer which can be used
on a wireless air card or plugged into the MICV’s server. The
command area also has a plasma television to watch news coverage and
an LCD screen to view images from a camera, atop a forty foot
retractable mast, attached to the rear of the vehicle.
dispatch center is located at the rear of the vehicle, capable
of accommodating three dispatch or work stations. It contains
three cellular phones, three desktop computers, a flat panel
television, numerous law enforcement and fire radios.